Tag / Communication skills
Blog posts • Jul 24, 2020 17:10 +08
The Singapore Tourism Board’s two planned hybrid business events raise the question: will delegates attend in person, or prefer to take part in a virtual event from home? The upshot of this for communications specialists is to make people feel included, irrespective of where they are joining from. Here are five changes to the ways events will be run in future.
Press releases • Jul 20, 2020 21:17 +08
Hong Bao Media is pleased to launch an influencer-led campaign, hashtag #SGReadyForBusiness, to help Singapore SMEs communicate their unique business value to their target customers, and survive the Covid-related economic downturn. Business owners are invited to use our automated pitch generator at https://www.hongbaomedia.com/sgreadyforbusiness to create a one-minute on-camera script.
News • Oct 31, 2018 07:33 +08
A multinational technology company in Singapore partners with the government and associations to aid small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to go digital. Gerald Leo, Director, Commercial Partners and Small Medium Enterprise Group, Microsoft Singapore appeared on MONEY FM 89.3 to discuss on what they are doing to support SME through their digital transformation journey.
News • Oct 22, 2018 07:07 +08
Krystal Choo, CEO and Founder of Tickle, caught our ear as she shared her experiences in her recent radio interview - including how she came up with her brand name. She sets a good example not just for women in technology, but for all business leaders.
News • Oct 03, 2018 08:35 +08
Our shortlisted candidate for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2018 this week brought us back to the eighties with stories on how we used to withdraw cash ... from a post bank. And, despite being in 'The Hot Seat', Group CEO of NETS Jeffrey Goh kept his poise throughout this 17-minute broadcast interview on MONEY FM 89.3.
News • Sep 18, 2018 12:02 +08
The campaign by successful local business leaders holding signs saying "It did not define me" aims to highlight that you can succeed in life, even without being top of the class in your PSLE. And it's a pretty good indicator of success in media interviews, too, as Zenith's Helen Lee demonstrates.
News • Sep 18, 2018 11:18 +08
DHL Express in Malaysia is not just Aon Hewitt Asia Pacific’s best employer for four consecutive years, their Managing Director Christopher Ong isn't so shabby at media interviews either!
News • Sep 06, 2018 08:03 +08
John-Son Oei's confidence, good body posture and maintaining eye contact with his audience makes him worthy for the Best Conference Presentation category of the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2018 this week.
News • Aug 30, 2018 04:22 +08
In this week's round of nominations for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2018, we are shortlisting three local business leaders from various backgrounds, who displayed good media savvy in their interviews.
News • Aug 16, 2018 13:24 +08
Educating young children on personal financial is difficult for many parents. But in discussing how to do that on Money FM 89.3, Roslinda Mohd Solihin, Head of Adoption Services and Senior Manager of Programmes at APKIM Resources and ACOSS, also showed off her media skills.
News • Aug 16, 2018 13:09 +08
Eqhwan Mokhzanee, CEO of AmBank Islamic had a lot to say when he was on The Breakfast Grille, BFM 89.9 with host Melisa Idris. In his broadcast interview, Eqhwan discussed his perspective on Islamic Finance (IF) and what it takes for Malaysia to remain competitive.
Blog posts • Aug 12, 2018 16:36 +08
The discussion over Kanye West's pregnant pause, when Jimmy Kimmel asked him about Donald Trump, is missing some important nuances. Worse, any camera-shy Asian business leader who watches West getting cut off will wonder whether they can still take time to think before answering questions, or if they should take part in live TV interviews at all.
News • Aug 07, 2018 14:42 +08
One of the objections senior business leaders raise to appearing in the media is that their English is not good enough. But our shortlisted candidate for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2018 this week disproves this - if not in person, then in the topic of her presentation.
News • Jul 16, 2018 05:55 +08
Martin Khor was doorstopped by reporters after meeting Malaysia's Council of Eminent Persons (CEP). But the Director of Penang-based non-profit research and advocacy organisation Third World Network set the pace for other local business leaders in dealing calmly with such high-pressure situations.
News • Jul 16, 2018 05:55 +08
Mayank Parekh, CEO of Singapore's Institute for Human Resource Professionals (IHRP) explains the importance of building and professionalising the practice of workforce management - and in the process excels at his HRMTV interview.
News • Jul 02, 2018 05:32 +08
Questionable content has given social media influencers a bad rap. But Evangeline Leong, CEO and Founder of Kobe Technologies, launched a candid and convincing defense of this marketing strategy, deserving of a Hong Bao Media Savvy Award nomination.
News • Jun 20, 2018 16:40 +08
Karim Raslan explains why he was being so candid on LIVE television, and shares his view on the recent General Election in Malaysia.
Blog posts • Mar 12, 2018 08:21 +08
APAC Realty's Jack Chua didn't let anything get in his way to demonstrate his expertise.
Blog posts • Mar 05, 2018 16:44 +08
Elim Chew's TEDx talk on Sensitivity Quotient (SQ) was not just well-delivered, and a worthy shortlisted candidate for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2018. The SQ concept itself underscores the need for strive for better communication.
Blog posts • Feb 26, 2018 08:15 +08
BreadTalk Group CEO Henry Chu serves up strong responses to difficult questions on live TV